The Shambleshow (January 2012 Episodes) (FCP025)
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Theme song: Simple Pleasures (Henry Homesweet, Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 England & Wales).
The Shambleshow #1: Dean (1-3-12) (58:16)
New year of 2012, the final episode of Anybody’s Guess, the 2k12 project, recording while driving, defective DVD of Boogie Nights, was that my old Dean of Students?, bus incident in high school, the Dean’s auction calls, predictions for Aquarius according to astrology.com, Jackie stayed two nights at Mom’s, plumber, classic Disney live action movies, DVD is unplayable, Yeah I Got Disease (Blasting Trout Overbite, Attribution 3.0 United States), journal entry written 1-2-11, Dean Martin, James Dean, Jimmy Dean, “Dean Martin” in Back to School, other college deans in pop culture, snow, IRS, partially blocked intersection, nervous about doing new show, The Flintstones, The Jetsons, Simpsons parodies of TV theme songs, how to pronounce “horizon,” daycare before and after school.
The Shambleshow #2: Quantum Primaries (1-6-12) (1:02:41)
The Republican primaries, didn’t get up in time to do Nightstation recording, the Let it Be dream, the songs on Let it Be, people bitching about the weather, slogging my way through The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle, differences between Anybody’s Guess and The Shambleshow, Carrie Michel, Manny the Mailman, not going to finish The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle, The Wheel of Time (Ancient Lasers, Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0), 1989 commercial for Quantum Leap, Alanis Morissette, overview of the Quantum Leap series.
The Shambleshow #3: You’re Under Arrest, Mr. Zopittybop-Bop-Bop (1-11-12) (1:05:21)
Just woke up, I say the wrong year, busy week ahead, never been out of the USA, regret not going to England, love the mountains and Old Tucson, should get up, it’s really 2012, Christmas trees gone, Young Adult, Charlize Theron’s character too unlikeable, Home On The Porch (Don Campau, Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States, 1981), The Shambles Lottery Scratch-Off, cold pizza, parking, story problems about slavery, racial slur on Papa John’s receipt, Beezow Doo-Doo Zopittybop-Bop-Bop, Ringo Starr’s upcoming album, Paul McCartney’s upcoming album, maybe Frank is right, Let’s Watch a Movie: Mabel’s Strange Predicament (1914).
The Shambleshow #4: Evening Nap (1-13-12) (49:05)
The neighbor boys, recording Shambleshows a few days early, the kids throw a plastic softball around, two jobs, what Jackie likes to eat, Long Ride on the Sleepy Train (Father Sleep, Attribution 3.0 United States License), evening nap, Extreme Couponing, The Suze Orman Show, Gail from that debt show, the economy, nighttime driving, “it’s getting hot in here,” devoting time to recording a Nightstation patch, Eddie, PQ Ribber, Overnightscape Central, Sonic cheddar bites and tater tots, some guy floors it past me on the Parkway, my friend Tony, high school party in 1991, vague memories of old classmates, long-term memory.
The Shambleshow #5: Falling Snow Productions (1-16-12) (1:06:16)
Sudden snowfall, Texas native in Illinois, Monical’s trip once a week, Jackie bundled up, snow blowing sideways, cleaning back windshield, “kitchen sink” style of recording, Exponential, Joust, McDonald’s and the library, wintertime in central Illinois, nobody else outside, elevator, no work to speak of, audio of Groucho Marx singing, listening to old-time music late at night.
The Shambleshow #6: Silhouette (1-19-12) (1:01:25)
A ghost in the doorway?, keyed up, Dad, brain still clouded, will never have a definitive answer, dream about riding with Dad in his truck, drab outside, Buffalo Wild Wings, more sure that I saw something, believing in ghosts, two Ouija board spirits, didn’t tell anyone yet, Bill Cosby, wind, With a Smile (The Math-amphetamines, Attribution-NoDerivs), Jackie and her cousin Devin, go to Mars to get more candy bars, should have warmed up the van, told Annie about the ghost sighting, day off, The Big Bang Theory, Sheldon Leonard, Wikipedia blackout, Facebook, anonymity on the Internet, trolling, Pop Grenade (Keyboard Rebel, Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0), forgot which side of the building I parked on, SOPA and PIPA, freedom of knowledge, dumping coffee, Paul Anka earworm.
The Shambleshow #7: KZ-93 (1-23-12) (1:14:26)
The world champion (field recording from 2/6/91), recording on my day off, antics from 1991, Water Fights at Angela’s, Gary and Donna on KZ-93, Raoul, 93.3 FM (Peoria, IL) format changes, high school feud between two girls, did the cops come over last night? (field recording from 2/6/91), 16-year-old Shambles was a pottymouth, bus stop, why George Lucas says he doesn’t want to make any more Star Wars movies, going on adventures, elevator at Children’s Discovery Museum, Edison: The Invention of the Movies DVD set, might take my time compiling material for next Nightstation patch, recording place sounds, bus finally comes, Carnival of Destruction (from the Gatley Hill Tapes Vol 1, Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0), my stomach hurts, Hardee’s sausage biscuit, Wikipedia blackout, you’ve got hose on! (field recording from 2/6/91), soundbites at end of each Shambleshow episode, creating time capsules, the play kitchen in Children’s Discovery Museum, Jackie’s quirky fashion sense, Dear Prudence advice column, how past Shambles saw his future (field recording from 2/6/91), how present Shambles sees his past, spit outside! (field recording from 2/6/91).
The Shambleshow #8: Your Own Personal Lifelong Audio Playlist (1-27-12) (57:51)
The lifelong audio playlist dream, Dad’s ghost, time disturbances, sensing positive and negative energy, Deanna Troi, ghosts visiting in dreams, special abilities, theory about anxiety, don’t like to hide my emotions, very negative co-worker from the past, going home to crash out, The Sound of Silence (Brian Ellis, Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs), it’s warm enough to take a walk, early episode of Anybody’s Guess, Andy Rooney Tribute episode of Overnightscape Central, my birthday is coming up, listening to Central on Tuesday mornings, I say 38th birthday for some bizarre reason when I mean 37th, Frank takes a break from recording Nightstation patches, give Nightstation time to build and attract listeners, 1991 clips in Shambleshow #7, the B-52s, I finally realize I said 38th birthday earlier, experiences, radio airchecks, still have more old field recordings to release, ideas for future Shambleshow episodes.
The Shambleshow #9: The 37th Birthday Shambleshow (1-31-12) (2:21:35)
Mucky ucky slush, my birthday show, remembering birthdays when I was a kid, starting my 38th year of life, Overnightscape Central, the seasons, spending time outside, swimming, 2012, Knappy Birthday (Blasting Trout Overbite, Attribution 3.0 United States), some idiot didn’t clear snow off back windshield, celebration plans, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, people born on January 31, I’m old enough to run for President, “snooboats,” recording in the bowling alley, birthday party, Jackie’s talking big, snazzy bowling shoes, you got it got it got it, the chipmunk argument, a bathroom with no lock on the door, the bouncer, looking for a plastic bag, commercials, Eraser, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, jigsaw puzzles and Barbie Dream House, singing Happy Birthday, loud voices, gift cards, Strawberry Fields Forever (Strap-On Sweetie, Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0), nighttime now, groggy, I screwed up, priest socks, the alarm’s fault, Jackie likes reading, dissecting animals in biology class, kid in high school who was a Jehovah’s Witness, Buckwheat sketch on SNL, Eddie Murphy, David Spade, guy on radio speaking a different language, laughing man in library, marriage license conversation, library parking lot fiasco, just started a new Nightstation patch, Gasping for Airtime, fun reading vs. serious literature, I'm Always Thinking About the Future (Goodbye the Band, Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0), Taco Bell, the girl who ate only chicken nuggets and potato chips for fifteen years, Supersize Me, my diet starts on February 1, have I lost the desire to read?, feeling weird, Robert Hegyes died, Welcome Back Kotter characters, original Head of the Class characters, Dan Schneider, later Head of the Class characters, my segment for this week’s Overnightscape Central, more people born on January 31, better stop recording now and go to bed.
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